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Shows from our 2014 season:

Show #1/3501. Native Plants Can Be Beautiful And Help Conserve Water

The Presidential Library Site
Storm Water Runoff
Selecting Native Plants
Native Grass

Show #2/3502. Spring, A Welcome Change In The Garden

Perennials For Spring Color
Flowering Trees And Shrubs
Natives In Spring
Planting Tips

Show #3/3503. Planning, Implementing And Sustaining A Community Garden

Community Gardens Benefits
Expected Yields
Where To Start
Gardening Tips

Show #4/3504. Fresh Vegetables From The Garden

Fresh Vegetables
Complimentary Non Vegetable Plants
Planting And Care For Tomatoes
Planting Lettuce Seeds

Show #5/3505. A Shade Garden With Intimate Spaces

A Garden Is An Extension Of The Home
Creating Warm, Intimate Spaces
Silver Garden
Hardscapes Can Soften An Area

Show #6/3506. A Woodland Garden In New York City

Leave The Leaves
Flowering Plants
Plants For Garden Wet Spots
Spring Ephemerals

Show #7/3507. Environmentally Friendly Landscape Design

Constructing A "Green And Sustainable" Landscape
Environment Dictates Plant Direction
Amount And Frequency Of Watering
Plants That Work

Show #8/3508. The Oldest Botanic Garden In Texas

Strolling Garden
Color Themed Gardens
Maintenance
Vegetable Garden

Show #9/3509. Understanding What Lies Beneath The Surface

A Beautiful Park In Manhattan
A Shovel And A Soil Probe
Determining Your Type Of Soil
Making Good Compost

Show #10/3510. Choosing The Correct Plant

Plants With Shades of Green
Children's Garden
Whimsical Garden
Consider Sunlight When Choosing A Plant

Show #11/3511. Tropical Plants In A Native Environment

Tropical Plants
Attracting Wildlife
Understory Plants
Tropical Hardwood Forest

Show #12/3512. Consider Containers For Growing Vegetables

Tomatoes
Other Vegetables
Growing Tips
Good Looking And Bountiful

Show #13/3513. Two Gardeners Carve Out Their Piece Of Paradise

Plants That Play Well Together
Go Vertical
The Grotto
Theme Gardens

Show #14/3601. Colorful, Unique Container Combinations

Color Effects The Garden Mood
Bold Containers
Bold Plants
Consider Texture & Height

Show #15/3602. An Empty Rectangular Backyard Transformed

Backyard Before
Process Of Change
Placing And Constructing Paths
Care And Maintenance

Show #16/3603. Landscape Designs With A Gardener's Touch

Library Garden Renovation
Start With The Basics
Cul-De-Sac Focal Point
How To Handle Challenging Spots

Show #17/3604. Good Garden Design Maximizes The Use Of Space

Gardening In New Orleans
An Open Palette
Bringing The Outside In
Transitioning To A More Formal Garden

Show #18/3605. Two Great Gardens - One With English Inspiration, One With French Inspiration 

Established Garden
English Garden
Framing The Front Entrance
Plants Bring The Landscape Together

Show #19/3606. Two Inspiring Gardens And Gardeners In Cleveland

Introducing People And Neighborhoods To Gardening
Know The Soil
Revitalizing A Neighborhood
Urban Agriculture

Show #20/3607. Landskip - Work With Nature, Don't Fight Nature

Overgrown Wilderness
Improvement-Little By Little
Trails Make The Property Accessible
Landskip-Working With Nature

Show #21/3608. Selecting Plants That Attract Wildlife

Selecting Plants
Wildlife Habitat
Natural Can Be Unique
Maintenance

Show #22/3609. Connecting People With Plants

Naturalistic Gardens
Plants From Around the World
Sculpture In The Garden
Whimsical Containers

Show #23/3610. Around Every Turn - Something New

Meeting The General
Principles of Gardening
Paths With A Natural Feel
Old World Plants And Natives

Show #24/3611. Dogwood Canyon

The Water Is Pristine
Spirit Shelter
The Trails Are Impressive
Go Fishing

Show #25/3612. College of the Ozarks

Insect And Disease Issues
Pruning Tips
Pattern Gardens
Hydroponic Gardening

Show #26/3613. Big Cedar Lodge

Landscaping Ideas-Where/How Should We Begin?
Cottage Garden
Prolonging The Season
Window Boxes

Show #27/3701. Lawn Care

Sprigged, Plugged Or Sodded?
Steps For A Healthier Lawn
Beneath The Soil
To Fertilize Or Not To Fertilize

Show #28/3702. An Historic Garden Gem

Early Settlers And Vegetable Gardening
Seeds Or Starter Plants?
Frame The View With Shrubbery
Plants For Dry Shade

Show #29/3703. A Magnificent Estate With Equally Magnificent Gardens

How To Make A Container Water Garden
The Advantages Of Going Up
How To Make A Wreath With Plants
A Very Effective Vegetable Display Garden

Show #30/3704. A Spectacular Fall Garden

Think Fall When Planning A Garden
Layers Create Intimacy In The Garden
Look At Other Gardens For Ideas
Terrace Garden

Show #31/3705. An Historic Garden In New Orleans

Perennial Border Gardens
Annuals, Bi-Annuals And Perennials
Have Fun With Vegetables
Rustic vs. Formal Gardens

Show #32/3706. A Garden Gem In Los Angeles

Succulent Garden
Camellias - Great For Winter Interest
Comparing - Japanese And Chinese Gardens
Roses - From Roman Times To Hybrid Teas

Show #33/3707. Bloggers Garden Tour

A Garden Out Of the Wilderness In Its Infancy
A Wilderness Gardens After Many Years Of Care And Cultivation
Transforming a Difficult In-Town Lot
Stonewalls And Sculpture

Show #34/3708. Massive Floral Designs

Where Does One Start
Mechanical Aspects
Plant Material
Parade Day

Show #35/3709. Gardening In The Fall

What To Do With A Plant That's Been Too Successful
Color In A Fall Garden
Blending Practical And Beautiful
Bring Nature To Your Front Entrance

Show #36/3710. Fall And Winter Can Be An Interesting Time In Your Garden

A New Garden Trend
Planting Tips
Late Season Plants
Indoor Plants

Show #37/3711. Creating Fantastic Garden Rooms In The Keys

Landscape Design Insight
Different Garden Rooms
Formal Yet Playful
Making Use Of Light In The Garden

Show #38/3712. The Age Of Elegant Gardens Lives On

The Entryway Sets It All Up
Theme Gardens
Pruning Tips
Allium Care

Show #39/3713. A Garden Legacy From The 1996 Olympics

When Should We Water?
Transitioning From Grass To Trees
Right Plant In The Right Place
4 Basics Of Lawn Care

Show #40/3801. New Plants And Design Ideas Dating Back To 1850

Congress Established In 1820
Growing Inspirations
A Garden With An Old World Feel
Don't Give Up - Go Up

Show #41/3802. Landscaping With Containers

Design Inspiration
Primary Containers And Accent Containers
Matching Plants And Containers
Planting Tips

Show #42/3803. Two Fantastic Gardens And Gardeners

Gardens Evolve Over Time
Basic Garden Design
A Steep Hill Can Make A Great Garden
Holding Topsoil In Place

Show #43/3804. A Great Plant Collector's Nursery

Miniature Gardens - Miniature Plants
Unusual Plants
Rocks
Making A Trough Garden

Show #44/3805. Valentines Day And Roses Just Go Together

Propagating Roses
Identifying Roses
Different Uses For Roses In The Garden
Bringing Back Fragrance

Show #45/3806. Plants that Brighten Up Those Shady Areas

Colorful Foliage
Plants That Provide Texture
Plant Ideas
Design Ideas

Show #46/3807. Reducing Effects Of Storm Water Runoff

How Problems Were Handled In The Past
Managing Storm Water Runoff
Reclaiming Sites
Backyard Applications

Show #47/3808. Divide Your Landscape Into Smaller Spaces

Dogwood Trees
Plants With Early Season Flowers
Ferns
Dwarf Hostas

Show #48/3809. An Estate Garden Known For Its Spring Color

Bulbs
After The Daffodil Bloom Is Gone
Tulips - Annual or Perennial?
Spring Blooming Trees And Shrubs

Show #49/3810. A Garden Tour And Planting Tips At A Magnificent Estate

Moisture Retention Issues
Amending The Soil
Great Plant Ideas
Interesting Color Combinations

Show #50/3811. Gardening And The Winners Circle

Roses And Tulips
Adding New Elements To The Garden
Plants For Cold And Plants For Hot And Dry
Thrillers, Fillers, Spillers

Show #51/3812. An Artist With Containers

Inside The Container
Plants
Locating Containers
Container Planting Basics

52/3813. Daffodils - A Harbinger Of Spring

Early, Mid And Late Blooming Daffodils
Several Of Jim's Favorite Daffodils
Spring Flowering Trees
Crepe Murder Or Thinning?

 
FEATURED ARTICLE
GardenSMART Featured Article

By Lisa Bartlett, Smith Gilbert Gardens

Spring ephemerals are some of the first plants to flower in the early spring long before most trees leaf out. They tend not to like the heat and will quickly disappear if temperatures get above 80 degrees. Spring ephemerals leaf out, bloom, go to seed, spread themselves about and then enter dormancy; they don't really die. All this happens in a two-month period, making them some of the most efficient of the flowering plants. That is what makes these plants so very special. Read more...


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